Rotten Reviews: The Cocktail Party, by T.S. Eliot

[Performed at the Edinburgh Festival, 1949]

“The week after–as well as the morning after–I take it to be nothing but a finely acted piece of flapdoodle.”

Alan Dent, News Chronicle

Excerpted from: Barnard, Andre, and Bill Henderson, eds. Pushcart’s Complete Rotten Reviews and Rejections. Wainscott, NY: Pushcart Press, 1998.

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